The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 45 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.73% - 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% - 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £57,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 - £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
Applications Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 238 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.12% 90.15% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 180 169 185
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,360 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Chester region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Chester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Chester region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Chester

Applications Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
Chester, Cheshire
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